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    Tall Trees Arboretum Walk

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    1.7 km
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    21 m
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    Tall Trees Arboretum Walk

    This is a short yet very pleasant circular walk through the Tall Trees trail and the Blackwater Arboretum. The latter is your first point of exploration, with a gorgeous collection of exotic trees to discover. The rest of the walk leads you through forests populated by magnificent flora, including some massive redwoods that tower over the scenery. Perfect for a brief stroll outdoors.

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    Route Description for Tall Trees Arboretum Walk

    From the car park, cross the road and head through a gate onto a gravel track. This passes through a cleared space, then a short stretch of forest before coming to another gate. Walk through this to reach the Blackwater Arboretum, passing under an oak archway. The Arboretum has a wonderful collection of trees from all corners of the globe to marvel at!

    Walk through to the far end of the Arboretum, and pass through a gate into another stretch of forest. Coming to a junction, turn right, then right again onto a cycling path. Follow this east across a stream until you reach the Tall Trees trail. Turn right onto this path, and follow it south for a short distance until you arrive at the very first track you came in on. Turn left to cross the road and return to the car park.

    Getting to the Tall Trees Arboretum Walk Trailhead

    The Tall Trees Arboretum Walk starts from the Blackwater car park. To get there, head southwest from Lyndhurst along the A35, then turn left onto Rhinefield Ornamental Drive. The car park will be on your left, roughly one mile down the road.

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